Margaret Olley

Margaret Olley

Far From A Still Life

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Margaret Olley is arguably Australia's most loved living artist. She's also one of the country's most generous benefactors to public art galleries. This intimate biography is a rich and comprehensive look at eighty-odd years of Margaret Olley - from the 1920s in the green, tropical wet of Tully, North Queensland to bohemian adventures in Europe- her lovers and friendships with well-known figures such as Donald Friend, William Dobel and Russell Drysdale, successes and failures, and, of course, her life-long love affair with painting.
Publisher: Random House Australia,
Edition: Rev. and updated ed
ISBN: 9781742755854
Branch Call Number: B 759.994 OLLE
Characteristics: xix, 625 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Olley, Margaret 1923-2011

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waywardangel Feb 10, 2016

This is a rich and comprehensive look at eighty-odd years of Margaret Olley - at her lovers and friends, and, of course, her painting. It is glorious proof that indeed her life has been far from still.

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